Michigan's Wild Weather Week 'Consistent With' Climate Change Projections

07/09/2012 10:11 am ET
  • Jonathan Oosting MLive

Experts say it's difficult to prove a causal relationship between climate change and last week's wild weather in Michigan, but record temperatures and violent storms appear to fit the widely-accepted scientific model.

"The climate change question is a very difficult one to answer," said Michigan State University Professor Jeff Andresen, who specializes in meteorology and climatology.

"It's very difficult to link these type of events to climate change, but it is consistent with projections, and that's something we should all be concerned about."

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